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Glossary for Weak shoulder

Medical terms related to Weak shoulder or mentioned in this section include:

  • Broken shoulder blade: Fracture of the shoulder blade bone (scapula)
  • Clavicle fracture: clavicle fractures or broken collarbones are one of the most common orthopaedic injuries
  • Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
  • Impingement syndrome: A condition characterised by pathologic changes resulting in the impingement of components of the shoulder joint
  • Inclusion body myopathy associated with Paget disease of bone and frontotemporal dementia: An inherited muscle wasting disorder associated with dementia and bone disease.
  • Joint injury: An injury to any joint in the body. The larger limb joints tend to be the most utilized and are hence more prone to injuries. Severity of symptoms varies depending on the type and location of injury and often the primary symptom is pain. A joint injury can involve damage to the bones, ligaments or other tissues of the joint. The injury may be acute (e.g. trauma) or chronic (e.g. overuse).
  • Joint injury -- shoulder: An injury to the shoulder which is the joint at the top of the arm. Severity of symptoms varies depending on the type and severity of the injury and often the primary symptom is pain. A shoulder injury can involve damage to the bones, ligaments or other tissues of the joint. The injury may be acute (e.g. trauma) or chronic (e.g. overuse).
  • Landouzy-Dejerine muscular dystrophy: A rare inherited neuromuscular disorder characterized mainly by progressive weakness and wasting of facial and shoulder and upper arm muscles. A rare form of the condition is noticeable at infancy and progresses rapidly.
  • Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Myopathy, Distal 2: An inherited muscle condition that tends to mainly affect the end portions of arms and legs - hands, feet, forearms and lower legs. There are three subtypes which are distinguished by the origin of the genetic defect. Type 2 is linked to a defect on chromosome 5q. Type two also involves problems with the vocal cord.
  • Nemaline myopathy: A congenital skeletal muscle disease where muscle weakness is caused by the presence of thread-like rods in the muscle cells.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Numbness: Loss of feeling or sensation
  • Paresthesias: Tingling, prickling, numbness or burning sensations
  • Scapuloperoneal Syndrome: A rare inherited condition characterized by progressive muscle wasting and weakness which involves mainly the shoulder and ankle muscles. Facial muscles may develop mild symptoms in later stages of the disorder. Subtypes of the condition may be caused by muscle or nerve disease.
  • Scapuloperoneal myopathy: An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg.
  • Scapuloperoneal syndrome, neurogenic type: An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg. The legs are often affected first.
  • Scapuloperoneal syndrome, neurogenic, Kaeser type: An inherited disorder involving muscle wasting and weakness in the shoulder and lower leg. The legs are often affected first.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Shoulder Pain: Pain or discomfort in the shoulder joint
  • Shoulder conditions: Any condition that affects the shoulder
  • Shoulder dislocation: Dislocation of the shoulder joint.
  • Shoulder pain: Pain or discomfort in the shoulder joint
  • Shoulder symptoms: Symptoms affecting the shoulder
  • Stiff shoulder: Reduced mobility or movement of the shoulder
  • Subacromial bursitis: Inflammation of a pouch of synovial fluid which is located in the shoulder. It is most often caused by some sort of trauma or overuse of the shoulder. It is difficult to distinguish between subacromial bursitis and rotator cuff injury.
  • Syringomyelia: Spinal cord cysts
  • Tingling: Tingling, prickling, or pins-and-needles sensations
  • Tingling shoulder: Tingling or other sensations in the shoulder
  • Torn Rotator Cuff: Tear in the shoulder area.
  • Weakness: Symptoms causing weakness of the body

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Weak shoulder:

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Last revision: Nov 25, 2003
 

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